30- or 60-Minute On-Location Photoshoot at Maciek Macak Photography (Up to 85% Off)

New York City

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$350 80% $281
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In a Nutshell

Professional photographers capture beautiful portraits with 15 or 25 digital prints on CD

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Valid only within 10 miles of zip code 10009. Appointment required. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Must use promotion value in 1 visit. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $69 for 30-minute on-location photoshoot session ($350 value)
  • $99 for 60-minute on-location photoshoot session ($650 value)

Exposure: Let the Light Shine in

Whether creating a glossy print or a digital JPEG, photography is still all about capturing light. Check out Groupon’s examination of exposure to explore one tool for getting the perfect image.

As complex as it seems, photography is a simple phenomenon requiring only light-sensitive material inside a dark box and a hole with a shutter. As the shutter opens, light streams through the lens, exposing a piece of film or an SLR’s digital sensor to the image outside the box. Thanks to that exposure, the once-fleeting light becomes a photograph, rendered in precise detail and preserved for all posterity. 

The exact exposure depends on the shutter speed, which can last as short as 1/2500th of a second to as long as several hours. A faster shutter speed captures faster action but requires more light and therefore a larger opening—or aperture—which shortens the field of focus. Conversely, a slower shutter speed needs a much smaller aperture to capture the same amount of light, though this also exposes the camera to the image for a longer time, making the stars look like lines drawn across the sky or a waterfall look like a solid white curtain draped from a giant’s towel rack. Of course, a proper exposure is a matter of balance—too much time in bright light, and the photograph will wash out. Not enough time in the darkness, and the world will be nothing but shadows.

Customer Reviews

Maciek was great!
Shweta S. · March 26, 2016
Maciek was great! Made me feel really comfortable in front of the camera and I enjoyed the shoot!
Genevieve T. · June 9, 2015

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